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There is a pipe/tube that runs up the back of the inside of your dishwasher. This provides water for the top spray arm. The spray arm has a feeder tube that covers the pipe in the back. If for some reason the feeder tube has come dislodged, the water just drips back down into the dishwasher, never touching your upper shelf. My kids used to jam cutting boards and other large items into the lower shelf and in so doing, would dislodge the upper spray arm feeder tube. Just pull out the upper shelf and check to see that the tube is in the correct position. This should solve the problem.

If not, then the spray arm may have debris in it that keeps the water from being forced through the jets. You'll need to flush the arm with the spray attachment on your kitchen sink. I sometimes use tweezers or a toothpick to dislodge bits of peelings, paper, or bone that manage to get into the sprayer arm.
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Frigidaire... | Answered on Jul 04, 2011


You must take the screws out that hold the front panel on. Lean the inner panel away from the front and you will see the latch system .

Frigidaire... | Answered on Nov 25, 2010


Most likely the wash sump is blocked. Refer this diagram. You will have to open the sump (item 14) and look for the golf ball type device (item 58). This must be stuck in the drain position. This dishwasher uses common sump for wash and drain and the ball acts like a valve to direct water in the proper direction.

Not sure if you replaced the motor assembly because the motor was not working or because you felt it was linked to the water not circulating.

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Frigidaire... | Answered on Oct 14, 2010


does unit have a vent? if not open door after cycle

Frigidaire... | Answered on Jul 01, 2010


its most likely a open/close solenoid to allow fresh water hot and cold in. the suction pump sounds like its working

Frigidaire... | Answered on Apr 18, 2010


take the door apart, the dispenser will pop out and you can rehok the new. make sure the seal is good

Frigidaire... | Answered on Feb 17, 2009


Cannot be answered with the information provided.

Need the serial number from the manufacturer's plate, which will probably tell you the year of manufacture.

Here is a link to Frigidaire: https://www.frigidaire.com/Owner-Center/Product-Support--Manuals/?productCode=FFBD2406NB

Frigidaire... | Answered on Sep 29, 2019


call FRIGIDAIRE AND LET THEM SOLVE IT IF INDEED BRAND NEW

Frigidaire... | Answered on Sep 22, 2019


Sounds like you have a stuck relay (or shorted triac) on the main control board, which means you will have to replace the control board.

Frigidaire... | Answered on Aug 17, 2019


the problem you have is probably in the heat circuit. its trying to heat the water up and keeps running because the water does not get any hotter. you need to check the heater wires and a couple of sensors as well as the heater itself.

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Frigidaire... | Answered on May 20, 2019


Check the bottom or bottom panel of the dishwasher for the schematic it is usually in a plastic sleeve.

Frigidaire... | Answered on May 10, 2019


Does this mean the dishwasher doesn’t work at all or just the display lights? Remember the switch on the wall turns the dishwasher on and off. That could be the only problem !!

Frigidaire... | Answered on May 04, 2019

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